Pullman Library Collections (Under Construction)

The Library has over 1.5 million engineering drawings; tens of thousands

of photos, film negatives, glass plate negatives, slides & film;

Specifications & Drawing Lists; Facility drawings and photos;

Manuals; Reference Books; Etc.  This list will be continuously updated.

Samples from the Library (PDF)

PULLMAN (Manufacturing)

Including:

  • Pullman-Standard
  • Pullman Car & Manufacturing
  • Pullman Palace Car
  • P-S Bessemer
  • P-S Butler
  • P-S Hammond
  • Brochures
  • Carbuilder Magazines (P-S Internal)
  • Color & Design Sketches, Drawings
  • Documentation - Private Cars
  • Export Production - Butler Plant - for Brazil, Other South American countries, South Africa, Etc.
  • Facility Maps
  • Facility Photographs
  • Freight Car Contract Books
  • Freight Car Correspondence Files
  • Freight Car Drawings
  • Freight Car Drawings Index
  • Freight Car Glass Plate Negatives
  • Freight Car Lot Lists
  • Historical Photos
  • Marketing Ad Copies
  • Marketing Films
  • Marketing Photographs
  • Military:
    • Armored Vehicle photos - Production & Testing
    • Carbuilder Articles related to Shells, Ships, Wings, Howitzers, Mortars, etc. Built by P-S & Export Cars for Service in Foreign Lands
    • Hospital Train
    • Railway Gun Carriages
    • Troop Sleepers
  • Passenger Car Documentation (Misc.)
  • Passenger Car Drawings
  • Passenger Car Drawings Index
  • Passenger Car Drawing Lists
  • Passenger Car Film Negatives
  • Passenger Car Glass Plate Negatives
  • Passenger Car Lot Lists
  • Passenger Car Photographs
  • Passenger Car Specifications
  • Power Car (early UP & IC Diesel Locomotives) Drawings & Images
  • Pullman Standard Motor Truck Drawings
  • Research & Development Documents, Drawings, Renderings
  • Steam Locomotive Tenders, Parts
  • Trolley, Bus & Transit Car Drawings
  • Trolley, Bus & Transit Car Lot Lists
  • Trolley, Bus & Transit Car Negatives
PULLMAN COMPANY 
(Operating)
  • Brochures
  • Catalogs: Materials & Supplies, Parts, Trucks, A/C, Lightweight Car Specific
  • Employe Instructions - Conductor, Porter
  • Documentation - Correspondence
  • Documentation - Financial Record
  • Descriptive Lists of Cars
  • Manuals - Interior Paint
  • Manuals - Pullman Maintained Car Maintenance
  • The Pullman News (Company Magazine)
  • Historical Photos
HASKELL & BARKER
  • Facility Drawings (Michigan City 1914 - Shop, Company Housing, Municipal Drawings
  • Facility Maps
  • Freight Car Drawing
  • Freight Car Drawing List
  • Freight Car Photographs
  • Passenger Car Parts
  • Steam Locomotive Parts
STANDARD STEEL
  • Electric Car Drawings
  • Freight Car Drawings
  • Passenger Car Drawings
  • SIEMS STEMBEL CO. Drawings with Standard Steel
  • Steam Locomotive Tenders
  • United States Standards Drawings (USRA) cars
OSGOOD BRADLEY
  • Bus Drawings
  • Bus Drawing Lists
  • Bus Photographs
  • Freight Car Drawings
  • Freight Car Drawing Lists
  • Passenger Car Drawings
  • Passenger Car Drawing Lists
  • Passenger Car Photographs
  • Trolley Car Drawing Lists
  • Trolley Car Drawings
  • Trolley Car Photographs
MIDDLETON CAR
  • Freight Car Drawings
  • Passenger Car Drawings
STANDARD MOTOR TRUCK
  • Freight Car Drawings
  • Passenger Car Drawings
  • Trolley & Transit Equipment & Powered Truck Drawings
POWER BALLASTER
  • Equipment Drawings

ISAACSON IRON WORKS
  • Equipment Drawings

BUDD

  • Airport Moving Lounges
  • Passenger Car Drawings
  • Passenger Car Drawing Lists
  • Passenger Car Job Information
  • Passenger Car Vendor Drawings
  • Transit Vehicle Drawings
  • Export (Portugal, Brazil, Etc.) Vehicle Drawings
AMTRAK
  • Drawings - Post Implementation Conversion
  • Drawings - Post HEP Conversion
  • Manuals - Maintenance AmFleet I & II
  • Manuals - Maintenance Heritage Fleet
  • Manuals - Maintenance Superliner I & II
  • Manuals - Training AmFleet I & II
  • Manuals - Training Heritage Fleet
  • Manuals - Training Superliner I & II
TRAILMOBILE
  • Historical Photos
  • Trailer Documentation
  • Trailer Negatives
  • Trailer Photographs
 CTA 
  • Documents - Brochures, Correspondence, Photos, Specifications
  • Equipment Drawings & Blueprints
  • Maps - System, Station
  • Historical Photos
NEW YORK CENTRAL
PENN CENTRAL
CONRAIL
AMTRAK
  • Blueprints - Cars, Lettering, Parts
  • Blueprints - Misc. Work Equipment
  • Documents - Misc. Correspondence
  • Documents - Passenger Data - Detroit
  • Documents - Passenger Specials
  • Documents - Spring & Truck Data
  • Historical Photos
REFERENCE BOOKS

(over 1,000 - Highlights)

  • Barger, Ralph - A Century of Pullman Cars Vol. 1
  • Barger, Ralph - A Century of Pullman Cars Vol. 2
  • Beebe, Lucius - Mr. Pullman's Elegant Palace Car: The Railway Carriage that Established a New Dimension of Luxury
  • Dubin, Arthur D. - Pullman Paint and Lettering Notebook
  • Dubin, Arthur D. - Some & More Classic Train
  • Husband, Joseph - The Story of the Pullman Car
  • Kratville, William - Passenger Car Catalog
  • Kratville, William - Steam, Steel & Limiteds
  • Kratvile, William, Ranks, H.E - Union Pacific Streamliners
  • Maiken, Peter T. - Night Trains
  • Randal, W. David - The Budd Company
  • Randal, W. David - The Official Pullman-Standard Library
  • Simmons-Boardman - Car Builders Cyclopedia
  • Wayner, Robert - Car Names Numbers And Consists
  • Wayner, Robert - (The) Complete Roster of Heavyweight Pullman Cars
  • Wayner, Robert - Pullman and Private Car Pictorials
  • White Jr., John H. - The American Railroad Freight Car
  • White Jr., John H. - The American Railroad Passenger Car
  • Many more - to be continued...
 

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